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FAO Aquaculture Newsletter FAN55 - September 2016

2016 - FAO
Animal health, Animal nutrition, Antimicrobial resistance
his issue of FAN contains an invited editorial on Aquaculture, Fish, Food and Health and four main sections on: (1) Global aquaculture updates with an article from statistician’s desk on the cultivation of aquatic macrophytes, which falls between aquaculture and horticulture; one from the fish health specialist’s desk on antimicrobials and aquaculture; seven articles providing information on meetings and events organized or co-organized by FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department. (2) Aquaculture updates by region provides information on ongoing projects, activities and events by region particularly: five articles for Asia-Pacific; two articles for Europe; four articles for the Near East and North Africa; three articles for Latin America and the Caribbean; three articles for Sub-Saharan Africa. (3) There are two thematic articles on the following subjects: (i) Managing aquaculture from space; (ii) Acute Hepatopancreatic Necrosis Disease (AHPND): A Game Changer in Aquaculture. (4) Miscellaneous section contains two brief articles on FAO Initiatives on Antimicrobial Resistance and Havbruk 2016 - Driving the Norwegian Bioeconomy. The three last sections focus on new staff profiles in the FAO Aquaculture Branch and FAO Regional Offices, new FAO aquaculture publications and Calendar of events.

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